2022 League of Legends World Championship (Worlds) Details
last Updated : June 30, 2022
update : Royal Never Give Up ( RNG ) won the 2022 Mid-Season Invitational ( MSI ) ensuring the LPL receives 4 slots at Worlds 2022
Location: North America (Mexico City, New York City, Atlanta, San Francisco)
Over the weekend, Riot announced that the League of Legends World Championship will unfold across the stallion north american continent with four cities playing host to the event.
The four stages of LoL Worlds will be at the following locations :
- Play-Ins in Mexico City, Mexico at the Liga Latinoamerica (LLA) competition arena
- Groups and Quarterfinals in New York City at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
- Semifinals in Atlanta, Georgia at the State Farm Arena
- Finals in San Francisco, California at the Chase Center
Previous League of Legends Esports World Events in North America: In 2013 in the US, events were held at the Galen Center and Staples Center in Los Angeles. Worlds has been in Los Angeles at the Staples Center in 2013. In 2016, all group stage play was in San Francisco. The Quarterfinals were played at the Chicago Theatre in Chicago, the semifinals were at Madison Square Garden in New York City, and the finals were back at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. T1 ( known as SKT1 then ) have won both NA hosted Worlds in 2013 and 2016.
The World Championships regularly start around the end of September or begin of October and run through the first weekend of November.
Teams will qualify based upon performance in their respective regions. At give, slots will be tentatively awarded as follows :
- LEC: 2 Group Stage Slots + 1 Play-in Slot
- LCK: 3 Group Stage Slots + 1 Play-in Slot
- LCS: 2 Group Stage Slots + 1 Play-in Slot
- LPL: 3 Group Stage Slots + 1 Play-in Slot
- VCS: 1 Group Stage Slot + 1 Play-in Slot
- PCS: 1 Group Stage Slots + 1 Play-in Slot
- CBLOL: 1 Play-in Slot
- LCL: 1 Play-in Slot
- TCL: 1 Play-in Slot
- LJL: 1 Play-in Slot
- LLA: 1 Play-in Slot
- LCO: 1 Play-in Slot
Mid-Season Invitational (MSI): Busan, South Korea
Dates : May 10 to May 29, 2022 winner : Royal Never Give Up ( RNG )
Check out this article for more information on MSI.
We will continue to update this article as more information comes out around LoL Esports Worlds 2022 .